David Raskin, Ph.D. is an assistant professor of microbiology at the Marian University College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Raskin earned his B.S. in biology from The Ohio State University and M.S. in biology from the University of Dayton. He received his Ph.D. in molecular biology and microbiology from Case Western Reserve University. He performed a post-doctoral fellowship focusing on bacterial pathogenesis at Harvard Medical School. During his fellowship, he taught in the Immunology, Microbiology, and Infectious Disease course. After finishing his fellowship, he had a research laboratory at The Methodist Hospital Research Institute in Houston, Texas.
Dr. Raskin’s research interests are in bacterial genetics, physiology, and pathogenesis. In particular, he is interested in the regulation of virulence factors in the bacterium Vibrio cholerae, the causative agent of cholera.